Powerful Web Conferencing Thru IBM and InterCall Partnership

InterCall to Resell, Provide Audio for IBM(R) Lotus(R) Sametime(R) Unyte(R)

IBM has selected InterCall, the world’s largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, to resell IBM(R) Lotus(R) Sametime(R) Unyte(R). Through this relationship, customers will enjoy the power of Lotus Sametime Unyte’s easy-to-use Web conferencing, complemented by InterCall’s industry-leading audio.

“Partnering with InterCall, the largest conferencing service provider in the world, is an important part of our cloud services strategy for IBM Lotus Sametime Unyte. InterCall brings years of experience in running a leading conference communications service with a strong global presence in the market,” said Sean Poulley, vice president, online collaboration services, IBM Lotus. “By bringing two global players together, people around the world have a new option for real-time collaboration where and when they need it.”

A full-featured online meeting service, Lotus Sametime Unyte integrates Web, audio and video conferencing in a way that is simple and intuitive to the user. Available anytime, anywhere, through a Web browser, Lotus Sametime Unyte offers robust Web conference capabilities without requiring any on-site software or hardware. It empowers users to collaborate within and across corporate firewalls, making it easy to collaborate beyond organizational boundaries. This service is ideally suited for any phone conference or dialog that can be enhanced by sharing a document, presentation or application.

“Ultimately, our focus is to help users eliminate communication inefficiencies and increase productivity with easy-to-use conferencing and collaboration tools,” said Herb Pyles, InterCall’s vice president, strategic business development, acquisition and integration. “That’s why we were so excited to launch this partnership with IBM. We’re bringing together all the different ways people communicate — whether it’s a meeting using the Web, audio, video, or IM — with an eye on simplicity. We want to take the ‘fear factor’ out of conferencing.”

This new relationship with IBM is part of InterCall’s commitment to providing customers with a wide variety of conferencing and collaboration tools to help them operate more efficiently. As an industry pioneer, InterCall has expanded from its core of audio conferencing to advanced options like Web and video conferencing for companies of all sizes.

About InterCall

InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest service provider in the world specializing in conference communications. Founded in 1991, InterCall helps people and companies be more productive by providing advanced audio, event, Web and video conferencing solutions that are easy-to-use and save them time and money. Along with a team of over 600 Meeting Consultants, the company employs more than 1,500 operators, customer service representatives, call supervisors, accounting, marketing and IT professionals. InterCall’s U.S. presence is bolstered by a global reach that extends to Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.intercall.com .

SOURCE InterCall